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Billy Wayne "Tritt" Pettyjohn

1942 - 2021

New Haven

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Billy Wayne Pettyjohn, age 78 lifelong New Haven resident passed on this life, on May 17, 2021 at his home.  Billy Wayne or “Tritt” as most knew him was born in New Haven on December 24, 1942 to the late Edward and Minnie (Ellison) Pettyjohn. 

Tritt was always jovial and good natured.  He will be remembered for always being kind to others, he would give the shirt off of his back.  He loved to work in his yard but his real love was being around his family and friends.  His smile will always be remembered.  

Tritt is survived by 7 children,  Janet Miller of New Haven, Donna (Mike) Bowers of Princeton, KY, Larry (Charlotte) Pettyjohn of New Haven, Darrell (Lisa) Pettyjohn of Mt. Vernon, IN, Loretta (Russell) Wayland of Grayville, IL,  Libby (Paul) Downen of West Salem, IL and Wilma Lara of Oakland City IN.  1 brother, Leo Pettyjohn of Terre Haute IN, 2 sisters, Dorothy McGhee of Carmi and Mary Helen (Jim) Burner of Harrisburg.  22 grandchildren and many great and great grandchildren.  He was preceded in death by a brother Carl Pettyjohn and 2 grandchildren, Amber Pettyjohn and Christina Lara.

Visitation for Tritt will be on Sunday, May 23, 2021 at the Cox & Son Funeral Home in New Haven from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM with a graveside service immediately following at Union Ridge Cemetery.

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Stephanie Clifford Graham

May 21, 2021 4:47 AM
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You will always be in my heart and soul . I love you more than people will ever know. You were my best friend for 27 years. I will keep our conversation in my heart that we had last Friday fly high darling I love you so very much

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